About DC Film Girl

engagement photo 12Lauren Veneziani is a film critic in the Washington, DC metro area and Baltimore, MD.

Lauren first found her passion for film after seeing Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life at a young age. Ever since, she’s been an avid movie watcher, writes reviews on a weekly basis and interviews actors and directors. Lauren loves movies so much she even tolerates and sometimes enjoys the bad ones.


Lauren has been involved in the entertainment industry since college. She worked as a studio representative for Paramount Vantage, as an entertainment contributor to the BaltimoreSun.com and as an entertainment reporter for Towson University’s 16News. Lauren’s reviews can currently be seen on WBAL TV every Saturday morning. Lauren has also been featured on Fox 5 WTTG’s Good Day DC, WUSA 9, 98 Rock, WMAL Radio, 106.7 The Fan and Reelz Channel.

Lauren is a voting member in both the Washington Area Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Film Critics Association. She is also the Advertising Sales Executive for the Breitbart News Network and lives in the DC Metro area with her husband Kevin McCarthy and their dog, Oscar.


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A few of Lauren’s Favorites…

  • Favorite Film- Cruel Intentions
  • Favorite B&W Film- It’s a Wonderful Life
  • Favorite Actors- Tom Hanks, James Stewart, Andrew Garfield, Leonardo DiCaprio, Michael Fassbender, Bryan Cranston, Ryan Gosling, Jake Gyllenhaal, Eddie Redmayne, Ryan Reynolds, James Gandolfini, Michael C. Hall, Zachary Levi, Paul Dano
  • Favorite Actresses- Sarah Michelle Gellar, Margot Robbie, Alicia Vikander, Nicole Kidman, Jessica Chastain, Edie Falco, Michelle Williams, Angelina Jolie, Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone, Rosamund Pike, Scarlett Johansson, Dakota Johnson, Charlize Theron, Nina Dobrev, Amy Adams, Elle Fanning


Contact: LaurenVeneziani@gmail.com or Lauren@dcfilmgirl.com

Follow Lauren on Twitter @dcfilmgirl


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